Posts by Production

Consistency

By Bill Hood • October 1, 2013

Today, I received an email from a past student at the School of Screenprinting and client. He stated that while he was able to …

Better Control Through Innovation

By Bill Hood • October 27, 2012

by Bill Hood, Bill Hood Consulting
Editor’s Note: There is another article on this product that includes more details and a downloadable Microsoft Excel spreadsheet …

Not All Plastisol is Phthalate Free

By Bill Hood • October 1, 2012

The phrase “phthalate free” is often used when describing products that are actually low-phthalate. Some plastisol inks do contain the phthalates that have been …

Achieving Opacity

By Bill Hood • January 4, 2012

Everyone wants maximum opacity, whether it’s printing red ink on white or white ink on black. And, it seems that everyone belongs to the …

Coming Clean

By Bill Hood • July 17, 2011

Cleaning the shop can be a chore that few envy. But clean we must and on a regular basis or be faced with a …

Tools for Success

By Bill Hood • July 10, 2011

Every screenprinter needs tools! Now that I have said that, my addiction to buying the necessary tools doesn’t seem so bad. I have spent …

Selling Nuts to Dolphins?

By Bill Hood • June 3, 2011

I am a proponent of Seth Godin and his marketing concepts. In fact, I actually get a lot of non-marketing information from Godin. His …

Making it Better

By Bill Hood • May 26, 2011

This is about a printer in a small town that is just starting out and how he is assuring his future by becoming the …